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Plumbing the Depths in Lahore

Alexandra Frankel , March 15th, 2018


Waste water inspections open up questions about bureaucratic processes and interactions. In the summer of 2015, the top tiers of the Punjab political and civil administration met in…


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An Open Letter to My Grandchildren

Alma Gottlieb , November 9th, 2016


Dear Dean and Mona,   At four years old and ten months old, you are both too young to understand why the grown-ups around you keep talking about…


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An Open Letter to My Children

Alma Gottlieb , November 9th, 2016


Dear Nathaniel and Hannah, I am sorry that my generation has failed you. We have bequeathed you a world that has too many problems, too much fear, and too much…


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It’s Never “Just a Symbol”

Alma Gottlieb , July 9th, 2016


Symbolic anthropologists, take note.  What’s in a symbol?  Everything, when it comes to politics.  Especially, election-year politics.  And especially when a major political candidate claims ign…


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Biting the hand that feeds 

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , January 17th, 2016


Misogyny at the Trinidad Guardian… Maybe I am a prude, but is it ok for a national newspaper to regularly publish a column whose language, imagery and content…


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Biting the hand that feeds 

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds/Blogs , January 17th, 2016


Misogyny at the Trinidad Guardian… Maybe I am a prude, but is it ok for a national newspaper to regularly publish a column whose language, imagery and content…


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Biting the hand that feeds 

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , January 17th, 2016


my last column for the Guardian under their current editor, who i think fired me for calling out his star columnist for being a sexist… Maybe I am…


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Let Your Let Shine #UnitedWeStand #PrayfortheWorld

sydneyyeager , November 16th, 2015


Let your light shine in the face of terror, hatred, and evil. Only if we stand united in love, will our inner light be able to banish this…


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Anthropology and the MidEast Crisis

Alma Gottlieb , October 10th, 2015


There’s surely something to offend every political sensibility in this provocative essay just published by Liel Leibovitz in The Tablet. But for that reason, it’s worth reading. Equal-op…


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The Return of the Colonial 

Dylan Kerrigan - Opeds , August 31st, 2014


What logic connects Ferguson, Gaza and east Port of Spain? What cultural logics connect recent confrontations in Ferguson, Gaza, and east Port of Spain? The short answer is…


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On Racial Profiling and the ‘While…’ Phenomenon

Sarah Abel , March 10th, 2014


Following inquiries from some of my international readers, I would like to take a few moments to explain the title of this blog. The ‘anthropology while white’ formulation…


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More open thoughts on anthropology and academia

Fran Barone , December 12th, 2012


Since my last blog post got picked up by Ryan at Savage Minds, related discussions on the subjects of academia, anthropology and disciplinary discontent have been taking place…


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